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Is there any way to facilitate switching windows in Ubuntu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm just a student who received my laptop from my uncle, who's a coder, so I'm still getting used to working with ubuntu. I recently upgraded ubuntu from an earlier version, and everything seems to be pretty great. The only thing is that when I open a program, or file, or whatever, it takes up the whole screen. I can only close it by going to the far top left of my screen, or by ctrl+W. (HowTos)

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Improving Gaming Performance is a Major Goal for Ubuntu 13.04view story

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – Improving gaming performance is one of the key goals for Ubuntu 13.04. (HowTos)

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Enable Desktop Cube in Ubuntu 12.10view story

http://ubuntuguide.net – This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to enable and setup Compiz Desktop Cube effect in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal. First take a look at the screenshot: To get started: Go to Ubuntu Software Center, search for and install CompizConfig Settings Manager and compiz-plugins-extra. (HowTos)

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 289view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 289 for the week October 22 - 28, 2012. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue289 In This Issue Ubuntu Core On The Nexus 7 Raring Ringtail Ubuntu Developer Summit Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) end-of-life reached on October 28, 2012 Welcome New Members and Deve (Hardware)

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Choppy sound and videoview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I could really use some help with this. I have an older Shuttle SB75G2 system I still use a lot (specs to follow). It worked fine with Mint/Ubuntu up until Mint-10/Ubuntu Maverick. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] My Ubuntu has gone uglyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all I've been messing around with Mate and Xubuntu lately, when I came back to Unity I discovered that most of my windows are borked. (Hardware)

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Compiz Screenshot in Cinnamonview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – The one feature I miss the most from the Compiz/Gnome2 days is the superkey + drag shortcut to get a screenshot of a selected area. Does anyone know if there is a method or plugin to get this functionality in Cinnamon? (HowTos)

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Compiz burn effect gone in 12.10?view story

http://askubuntu.com – It's a small thing, but I like it when windows burst into flames when I close them. I've been using this effect in compiz for ages in Gnome Ultimate (aka Gnome Classic). After installing 12.10, not only has this effect seemingly been disabled, it seems that the extra animations and effects that support it aren't even available. (HowTos)

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How to do a near-full desktop experience sync?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have two machines in two fairly distant locations that I do development on, depending on where I am. I currently use a git sync to keep the following dotfiles manually synced .irssi .ssh/config .vim .bashrc .profile .vmirc .hgrc .bash_aliases .config/ipython And a few accessory scripts that sort out ssh key generation and distribution to a few servers that I regularly interact with. (HowTos)

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How to upgrade Compiz in Precise Pangolin?view story

http://askubuntu.com – For a very long time, I'm experiencing the following bug in Compiz. It makes the windows flash, when using the desktop cube. None of the animations work properly execpt the Wobbly windows. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/862430 I see they have fixed it. So how can I get the official fix installed on Ubuntu 12.04? Thanks for having a look! (HowTos)